Cher won an Oscar for this wondrous romantic comedy about a cynical widow swept off her feet by a hot-headed baker (Nicolas Cage) who just won’t ”Snap out of it!”
As a high school teacher on a vineyard tour in California, Paul Giamatti plays a quintessential grump who gets love-drunk by a speech about the poetry of wine from Virginia Madsen.
In Pixar’s bravura modern classic, a lonesome trash compactor on a decimated Earth finds himself smitten with an egg-shaped robot named (per his verbiage) EVE-aaaaaa.
Over the course of two wistful days, a semicloseted British man (Tom Cullen) falls for a spirited artist (Chris New) in this tender reverie directed by Andrew Haigh (HBO’s Looking).
Enough Said, 2013
In one of his last — and best — roles, the big-teddy-bear-like James Gandolfini stars as a lovable lummox who hits it off with a neurotic masseuse (Julia Louis-Dreyfus).